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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Funny Dog ~ Maddie is 1 ! ~ Moon Day

Good 51ยบ scattered clouds morning.

Another funny dog.....LOL:

Today is a very special birthday, my son Aaron and his Marie's baby girl Madaline is 1 year old! HAPPY BIRTHDAY MADDIE!!! ♥♥♥

Historically this date....

1903 – The Ford Motor Company ships its first car.

1932 – In Washington, D.C., police fire tear gas on World War I veterans, part of theBonus Expeditionary Force, who attempt to march to the White House.

1934 – 1934 West Coast waterfront strike: In Seattle, Washington, police fire tear gas on and club 2,000 striking longshoremen. The governor of Oregon calls out the National Guard to break a strike on the Portland docks.

1940 – California opens its first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway.
....with stop signs at the end of the on-ramps!

1969 – Apollo programApollo 11 successfully makes the first manned landing on theMoon in the Sea of Tranquility. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the Moon almost 7 hours later. (US Time)

2012 – During a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, a gunman opens fire at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, killing 12 people and injuring 58.

And births this date include...
1925 – Lola Albright, American actress and singer

1938 – Natalie Wood, American actress (d. 1981)

1947 – Carlos Santana, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Santana)

1971 – Sandra Oh, Canadian actress

Made a quick run into town yesterday.... cracked corn for the birds, prescription for me, and wine for the chair time!

Dinner was an Omaha Steaks sole almondine, tomato, and corn on the cob. Had a nice chat on the phone with Edda. She filled me in on Trish's trip to the GOP Convention.

All I know. Happy Hump Day. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
July 20th
National Moon Day
(No Mullin, not you! ) (and no mooning either!)

Moon Day commemorates the day man first walked on the moon in 1969.
The Apollo Space program, begun by President John F. Kennedy, was created to put the first man on the moon. Apollo 11 fulfilled that dream, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin, Jr. What an amazing and historic event it was!
On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 was launched from Cape Kennedy Space Center atop a huge Saturn V rocket. On July 20, 1969, the Lunar Module, nicknamed the "Eagle", touched down on the surface of the moon at Tranquility Base. Upon landing, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong reported "The Eagle Has Landed". A few hours later, Neil Armstrong, stepped off of the Eagle's ladder, placed one foot upon the moon's surface and proclaimed: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind".

I distinctly remember looking out the window at the moon that night and just being blown away at the thought a man could actually be up there on the moon! Still amazing to me all the space travel!